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Banky W, Adesua’s wedding documentary airs on Africa Magic

Abuja – A documentary on the celebrity wedding between R & B Singer Banky W and Actress Adesua Etomi is set to hit TV screens on Africa Magic channel on Jan.6. bankyw-wedding According to the official trailer released by Africa Magic, the documentary titled “The Wellingtons”, showed the couple sharing details on why they chose to share their special day with the world. Africa Magic is a collection of Pay TV entertainment channels that focus on African programming. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the marriage between the two celebs caused a lot of frenzy on the internet with hashtag handle #BAAD2017. Also, at the traditional wedding, TV Personality, Ebuka Obi-Unchedu stole the show with his `one of a kind’ designed Agbada outfit. . Before their traditi...

Latest ‘Star Wars’ passes $1 billion mark in third week – Disney

The latest episode in Disney’s mammothly popular “Star Wars” series has passed the $1 billion mark in worldwide revenues in just three weeks, a Disney spokesperson said Sunday. A member of Malaysia’s Star Wars Fan Club dressed as Darth Maul (C) attends a viewing of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ at a cinema in Subang, outside Kuala Lumpur on December 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is expected to take in an estimated $65.6 million for the four-day holiday weekend in North America, for a total $530.3 million total since it opened there three weeks ago, said industry watcher Exhibitor Relations. That comes on top of an estimated $523 million taken in internationally by this eighth “Star Wars” episode. The blockbuster space saga stars Daisy Ri...

Davido’s 30Billion concert trends worldwide

BY ROTIMI AGBANA  2017 just keeps getting better for Davido as his concluded 30 Billion concert sets a new record not just in Nigeria but globally. The much-anticipated concert which held at Eko Hotel and Suites, on Wednesday, December 27, is recorded as the biggest music concert of the year as it thrilled fans across Lagos State and beyond, with the hashtag #30BillionConcert trending in two major continents; United Kingdom and United States. Davido and Wizkid Fans were treated to a great show across the world and adulation has continued to pour in for the B.E.T Award winner. This latest feat further cements Davido’s stake as one of Nigeria’s biggest artiste  of 2017. Among the highlights that ensured a worldwide trend of the concert include  Mohits  Records reunion on...

Lepacious Bose opens up on her past

By Benjamin NjokuTalented comedienne, Bose Ogunboye,  popularly known as  Lepacious Bose   yesterday, took a trip down memory lane,  revealing  how the devil stole her happiness for 25 years, not just because  she was obese but also, because she had to cope with hypothyroid. Lepacious Bose Lepacious Bose made this startling revelation on her Instagram page yesterday. She blamed the devil for her predicament, saying “ the devil stole 25 years of my life due to weight and hypothyroidism. I suffered in silence because no one understood my issues, I didn’t even understand myself.” According to Lepacious Bose, her work as a comedian did little to help her situation, although she successfully made people laugh while performing on stage most times, she drove home in tears and...

Golden Globes: Hollywood’s test of the Weinstein effect

The nominations will be unveiled Monday for the Golden Globes, kicking off an awards season expected to be overshadowed by the sexual misconduct scandal engulfing the movie industry. Harvey Weinstein: A randy producer? The announcements, which come two days before the influential Screen Actors Guild nominations, are the first major bellwether of momentum going into the Oscars race. Awards analysis website Gold Derby is predicting that coming-of-age romance “Call Me By Your Name” will be the top contender with six nominations. “In addition to best film drama, we’re betting on nominations for lead actor Timothee Chalamet, supporting actors Armie Hammer and Michael Stuhlbarg, director Luca Guadagnino, and the screenplay by James Ivory,” said senior editor Daniel Montgomer...

Big Brother Nigeria returns

By Benjamin NjokuMultiChoice Nigeria, has announced  the return of Africa’s biggest reality television show, Big Brother Nigeria, for a third edition. Sponsored by  Payporte, leading online store, the return of BBN follows the critical success of the second edition which saw aspiring hip-hop artiste, Efe Ejeba winning the coveted N25 million prize money and SUV after almost three months of drama, intrigue, betrayal and entertainment in the Big Brother house. Photos: Big Brother Naija Housemates Bisola, TTT, Kemen, others hang out Speaking on Big Brother Nigeria’s return, the Regional Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu said: “Around the globe, the Big Brother format remains one of the most popular genres of entertainment and this is also the case in Nigeria....

Olumese: Man who abandoned priesthood for night club

Popular night club owner and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nite Shift Coliseum, Chief Ken-Caleb Olumese, says his intention to have other feel of life made him to operate a night club over being a priest. Chief Ken-Caleb Olumese Olumese, popularly known as the “Guvnor”, made the disclosure while speaking on Sunday on the sidelines of the Lagos International Drink Festival. “I have no regret for my decision,” he said He was one of the dignitaries and discussants at the drink festival at the Balmoral Event Centre of the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday. Over 3,000 participants, 2,000 International and Local Exhibitors and 500 delegates gathered at the first ever three-day International Drink Festival put together by the Balmoral Group. However,...

As many go ga-ga over royal engagement, China asks: Harry who?

Prince Harry’s marriage to US actress Meghan Markle next May promises to be the wedding of the year and this week’s engagement news made headlines around the world — but not in China. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle The vast majority of Chinese are better acquainted with Harry Potter than Prince Harry and news of his engagement made barely a ripple in the country. AFP hit the streets of Shanghai — China’s most cosmopolitan city — armed with a colour photograph of the happy couple to ask people if they recognised Harry or Markle, who played a lawyer in the hit US television show “Suits”. Of 10 passersby, just three were able to recognise one of the most famous men alive and none could name his fiancee. “President, right? President and his wife?” asked Hu Jie, the boss of...

Miss Green & White beauty pageant to promote peace, says Porbeni

The Miss Green and White Nigeria Organisation has announced that it is set to organise a pageant whose sole aim is to promote peace and unity in the country. Juliet Geoffrey Porbeni This was made known by the organisation’s president, Ambassador Juliet Geoffrey Porbeni while addressing the media on how true beauty ought to be celebrated. Juliet said, “Miss Green and White Nigeria beauty pageant is designed to promote peace and unity and help build a better society through its campaign and advocacy programs. At the same time, the pageant celebrates the beauty of Nigerian children and young girls, presenting them as ambassadors for peace and unity.” She expressed concern over the negativity and violence in which young people are exposed to and the urgent need to refocus ...

3 Alaba traders arraigned over piracy of Nollywood films

Lagos – Three Alaba Traders, charged with copyright infringement, on Thursday appeared in a Federal High Court in Lagos. Nollywood The accused are: David Chukwudi, Austin Igboukwu, Ugochukwu Ukwuagu. Chukwudi was charged on 11-count charge bordering on copyright infringement and use of premises to promote copyright infringement. Igboukwu and Ukwuagwu were charged on 13-count charge also bordering on copyright infringement. In the first charge, the prosecutor, Mr K.J Oluwole from the Police Force Headquarters, said that Chukwudi committed the offence on Aug. 14, in the premises of the Alaba International Market. Lagos. He said the accused forged packets of uncensored Nollywood films. The said films were: “Jennifa’s Diary“, “Lord of War“, “The Village War“, “My kids and ...

Breaking: Baba Sala reported dead not dead

Veteran actor, Moses Olaiya, ‘Baba Sala’  has been reported dead and not dead. According Gbenga Adeyinka on his Instagram page he wrote “We lost him. What a great loss. An icon is gone” Also Gbenga Adeyinka wrote again ‘Good evening please DISREGARD the news of Baba Sala’s demise. The source has since recanted. So sorry for the misinformation’ Good evening please DISREGARD the news of Baba Sala’s demise. The source has since recanted. So sorry for the misinformation — Gbenga Adeyinka 1st (@gbengaadeyinka) November 28, 2017 😢😢😢😢😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭AN ICON IS GONE.. WE LOST HIM😭😭😭😭😭😭😭 What a Great Loss !!! THE ACE COMEDIAN… https://t...

Prince Harry proposed to Markle over roast chicken

Prince Harry revealed Monday that he proposed to US actress Meghan Markle over roast chicken, and said she would be “unbelievably good” at her new royal role despite its pressures. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle The couple said they were enjoying “a cosy night” at home in his cottage in the grounds of Kensington Palace earlier this month — “trying to roast a chicken” — when he got down on one knee. “She didn’t even let me finish, she said, ‘can I say yes? can I say yes?’ and then there were hugs,” Harry said in the couple’s first interview since the announcement of their engagement earlier Monday. They revealed they knew little about each other when they were set up on a “blind date” by a mutual friend. Harry said he had never heard of Markle, while the actress added s...